February 26, 2017

Homework Help: English

Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 1:53am.

1. He painted the emperor a gold tree.
2. He painted a gold tree for the emperor.
3. He painted a gold tree to the emperor.

(Are they all grammatical? Which preposition do we have to use?)

4. Ma Liang kept painting.
(Ma Liang is a person's name. What is the part of speech of 'painting'? Is it 'a gerund' of 'a present participle'? Is 'painting' the subject complement or the object of the verb'kept'?)

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